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02/08/2019

Restrictive Covenants: Can a Court use the “blue pencil”?

Can a covenant which would otherwise be unlawfully wide, be amended by the Court using the so called “blue pencil” to render it enforceable? The Court said yes in their judgement on the recent Tillman v Egon Zehnder case

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01/08/2019

Appeal allows claim against husband’s estate 17 months out of time

The High Court has overturned a decision barring a widow from bringing a claim against her late husband’s estate because the time limit for doing so had passed.

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18/07/2019

Gifting main residence can be sensible solution for IHT planning

Gifts with leaseback can be a useful tax planning tool, but it's not for everyone.

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12/07/2019

Government to appeal damning criticism of Right to Rent; landlords will have their say

The Court of Appeal has ruled that landlords will play a part in the appeal lodged by the government against criticism branding Right to Rent as discriminatory.

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11/07/2019

When a Will isn’t enough

Having a Will is certainly better than not having one, but as Camilla Bishop explains, less isn't always more.

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11/07/2019

Your life in your hands - make your voice heard with a lasting power of attorney

As Claire Carberry explains, an accident or illness doesn’t mean you have to lose control of your life.

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11/07/2019

Discrimination: Dealing with conflicting protected characteristics

Can an employee be reprimanded for expressing their religious views without that reprimand being an act of discrimination in itself? From time to time, employers in the UK will face this conundrum.

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08/07/2019

Can your ex-spouse claim against your estate after your death?

Cathryn Culverhouse comments on the risk of your estate going to your ex-spouse years after your divorce has been finalised.

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